circa 1705, in the meaning defined above
New Latin, irregular from Latin cera wax; akin to Greek kēros wax
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“Cerumen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerumen. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.
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